Chute, Elizabeth

Portrait of Dr. Elizabeth Chute

Adjunct - Sociology

Department Chair and Associate Professor of Sociology.  Earned her Ph.D. from SUNY Stony Brook in sociology, in 1998. Her dissertation is titled "The Social Means of Going On: Adapting to Chronic Illness." Her research areas of interest are the experience of living with chronic illness, identity, women's health issues, medical sociology, social psychology, and narrative and other qualitative research methods.  She also spent 6 years researching the family experience of Alzheimer's disease and individuals experiencing Alzheimer's.  Her other sociological interests include sociological theory, racial and ethnic identity, and emotions. 

Courses Taught:
Introduction to Sociology, Medical Sociology, Modern Social Theory, Ethnic & Racial Relations, Sociology of Emotions, Senior Seminar

Ph.D. from SUNY Stony Brook in Sociology